Online retailer fetes Filipino fashion key players

The Philippine fashion industry is alive and growing, thanks to the individuals who contribute to the country’s achievements and developments in this arena. And in a bid to further boost the local fashion scene, Zalora Philippines, in celebration of its fourth anniversary, recognized five Filipino fashion talents in its first ever Zalora Style Awards.

Zalora Philippines aims to recognize individuals for their achievements and contribution in the fashion industry as well as inspire future fashion players to pursue a career in the industry. 

Zalora Style Awards' Designer of the Year Mark Bumgarner with his collection
“We at Zalora Philippines believe that fashion is a great enabler and we are committed to strengthening the local fashion community and supporting the next generation of fashion talents through events like the Zalora Style Awards,” said Zalora Philippines co-founder and chief executive officer Paulo Campos.

The recently concluded Zalora Style Awards recognized five Filipino fashion key players. Mark Bumgarner won the Fashion Designer of the Year award, Martine Cajucom was named the Fashion Game Changer of the Year, Vince Uy for Male Style Star of the Year, Janine Gutierrez for Female Style Star of the Year, and the Fashion Stylist of the Year awards was bagged by Qurator by Pam Quinones. 

Zalora Philippines' first Zalora Style Awards winners together with the panel of judges 
Seasoned fashion experts in the creative field and respected personalities in the fashion industry picked the winners in this year’s Zalora Style Awards. The Board of judges was composed of former Preview magazine editor-in-chief Pauline Suaco Juan, SoFA Design Institute founder and executive director Amina Aranaz-Alunan, Philippine Star Y Style and SUPREME creative director David Milan and editor-in-chief and MEGA magazine managing director Sarah Santiago together with Zalora Philippines executives Gigi Mabanta, (head of Buying), Regine King (head of Marketing) and Vince Flores (head of Public Relations).

The Zalora Style Awards is one of Zalora Philippines’ efforts that aim to contribute to the growth of the local fashion industry. Also launching this April is Make Me a Zalora Model, a regional model scouting competition via selfies on Instagram. Zalora Philippines is also partnering with Manila Fashion Festival to allow consumers to shop for the latest looks right as they appear on the runway.

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